Coping with the tragedy of miscarriage

I can speak to this point quite personally—having miscarried two babies back to back over the course of a year and a half, it is nearly impossible to communicate the grief that goes along with it.  What I have learned from other women, friends and my patients is that our experiences with fetal loss are all very different.  Some women are very private—never even telling those closest to them that they were expecting. Others grieve very openly and share their experiences with everyone.  For myself, I kept fairly quiet about my story, but as the years pass (8 to be exact) it does get easier to talk about how it felt. Continue reading “Coping with the tragedy of miscarriage”